About World Strongmen Federation
World Strongmen Federation (WSF) is an internationally acclaimed organization within strength athletics that was founded by Vlad Redkin, a prominent figure in the history of organizations like The International Federation of Strength Athletics and World Strongman Cup Federation. Being a premier federation, WSF has global members across 30 countries that include Russia, India, Latvia, UK, South Africa, Brazil, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands etc.
WSF has organized a number of grand prix events and international championships that featured some of the world’s leading strength athletes like Mariusz Pudzianowski – 5 time winner of World’s Strongest Man, Janne Virtanen, Brain Shaw, Mikhail Koklyaev, Krzysztof Radzikowski, Tarmo Mitt, Kevin Nee, Elbrus Nigmatullin, Raivis Vidzis, Stefan Solvi Petursson, Laurence Shahlaei, David Oslund, Rene Minkwitz, Carl Waitoa and Mark Felix.
The new President of WSF Pradeep Baba Madhok quotes “Our distinct target audience, apart from strength enthusiasts, that we aim to give utmost priority to is children and the youth, making them well informed on the importance of nutrition and fitness at a very young age. WSF solely stands by the principal of strength and with that in mind, we hope to inspire the forthcoming generations to reach their dreams.”
The WSF Championships are shaping to model new fitness and strength regimes with the desire to promote the significance of fitness in one’s routine there by endorsing it as a new way of life.
WSF started the new formats in strongman sport – “STRONGMAN BATTLE” & “STRONG FIT” !
Vision and mission
Vladislav Redkin & Pradeep Baba Madhok
Pradeep Baba Madhok
Being the new President of WSF, Pradeep Baba Madhok aspires to increase participation to approx. 80 countries in the next two years along with promoting a television show that will broadcast live events, highlights and updates on WSF Championships across 35 countries in different languages which will be telecasted on global television networks, DTH and mobile.
Founder & General Secretary
“We are designing to create strongmen gyms that will have a wide range of strongmen equipment uniquely constructed and installed for all those strength enthusiasts who will be trained and guided by qualified professional trainers. All the equipment will be manufactured in India and exported across the globe. Also a new range of WSF merchandise will be sold across online portals and even on the website.”
WSF High Council:
Pradeep Baba Madhok (India) – President
Vladislav Redkin (Latvia) – General Secretary
Sergiy Konyushok (Ukraine) – 1st Vice President
Alexey Kylasov (Russia) – Vice President
Ali Ebrahimi (Kuwait)- Vice President, EWS Board member for Arab countries
Elmamoun Mohamed (Africa) – Vice President
Omid Amiri (USA)- Vice President
WSF World Strength Council:
Pradeep Baba Madhok (India)
Vladislav Redkin (Latvia)
Alexey Kylasov (Russia)
Sergiy Konyshok (Ukraine)
Arazm Honarjoo (Iran) – Head of StrongFit Commitee
Pardeep Chib Appu (India)
Peter Sebestyen (Hungary) – Head of Central Asia region
Dmitry Menshov (UAE)
Hisham Yusof (Malaysia)
Andreas Kolettis (Greece) – Head of Education Commitee
Luciano Afonso Sarti (Brazil)
Manuel Amgulo (Chile)
Leonid Taranenko (Belarus)
WSF Education Commitee
Andreas Kolettis (Greece) – head
Konstantionos Tryfinopoulos (Greece)
WSF StrongManFit Commitee
Arazm Honarjoo (Iran) – head
WSF Stick pulling Commitee
Arazm Honarjoo (Iran) – head